The Lee Middle School property on Military Road officially has a new owner.
The three 14th District chancery judges have filed an appeal with the Mississippi Supreme Court, asking the high court to reconsider a June 7 ruling that overturned the judges' order to ban guns in courthouses while court is in session.
A Columbus man is charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting an assistant manager Friday afternoon in the Cracker Barrel restaurant on 18th Avenue North.
Authorities have captured the suspect in a Friday afternoon shooting in the Cracker Barrel restaurant on 18th Avenue North.
Columbus police are seeking a suspect in a Friday afternoon shooting inside the Cracker Barrel restaurant on 18th Avenue North.
The Columbus Light and Water board on Thursday approved a 2.7-percent energy rate hike for all of its customers.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority will temporarily hold off on acquiring more properties in the Burns Bottom neighborhood.
Columbus Municipal School District's board of trustees unanimously approved the sale of the former Lee Middle School property during a special-call meeting on Wednesday.
Growing up in a small community outside Aberdeen, Cali Edwards remembers her family having to drive the 30 miles to Columbus just to see doctors.
A split vote Tuesday placed a city contractor back on the Columbus Light and Water board of directors.
Though Big Hoss and the Little Joes may be less than a year old, the band's five members are no strangers to Columbus' music scene.
Columbus Redevelopment Authority is depending on the potential for developer tax incentives and the development group's reputation to ensure the pending sale of Lee Middle School property actually produces everything the buyers have promised.
The Sears Hometown Store, located at 1404 Old Aberdeen Road in front of Leigh Mall, will reportedly close its doors later this year.
On the same day the City of Columbus issued a reminder to restaurants they should not collect a 2-percent restaurant sales tax after June 30, the body most affected by that change delayed discussion plans for dealing with it.
Roger Jones, 33, was set to graduate with honors from Maben High School in 2003, until he was arrested for a drug charge weeks before commencement.
A limited liability company called Military Lee LLC on Friday announced its intention to purchase the former Lee Middle School property on Military Road for $450,000.
The Commercial Dispatch took home 16 awards, including five first place prizes, from the Mississippi Press Association Better Newspaper Contest luncheon Saturday in New Orleans.
Hannah Greco has joined The Dispatch staff as local government reporter for Columbus and Lowndes County.
A local Realtor representing the Columbus Redevelopment Authority sent letters to at least 11 property owners in the Burns Bottom neighborhood saying if they did not agree to sell their lots by Tuesday, the CRA would get a court order to forcibly purchase them for a lower price.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU alum, convenience store owner gives away Rally Bananas to MSU fans in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD board approves sale of Lee Middle property COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Prather named interim CEO for Partnership STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY